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    Argentina Transportation 1997
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    SOURCE: 1997 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      total: 37,910 km
      broad gauge: 24,124 km 1.676-m gauge (142 km electrified)
      standard gauge: 2,765 km 1.435-m gauge
      narrow gauge: 11,021 km 1.000-m gauge (26 km electrified)

      Highways
      total : 216,100 km
      paved: 61,589 km (including 600 km of expressways)
      unpaved : 154,511 km (1995 est.)

      Waterways 11,000 km navigable

      Pipelines crude oil 4,090 km; petroleum products 2,900 km; natural gas 9,918 km

      Ports and harbors Bahia Blanca, Buenos Aires, Comodoro Rivadavia, Concepcion del Uruguay,La Plata, Mar del Plata, Necochea, Rio Gallegos, Rosario, Santa Fe, Ushuaia

      Merchant marine
      total: 36 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 263,266 GRT/385,211 DWT
      ships by type: cargo 11, chemical tanker 1, container 2, oil tanker 14, railcar carrier1, refrigerated cargo 6, roll-on/roll-off cargo 1 (1996 est.)

      Airports 1,202 (1996 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways
      total: 598
      over 3,047 m: 5
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 25
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 55
      914 to 1,523 m : 44
      under 914 m: 469 (1996 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways
      total: 604
      over 3,047 m: 1
      2,438 to 3,047 m : 2
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 59
      914 to 1,523 m: 542 (1996 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Argentina on this page is re-published from the 1997 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Argentina Transportation 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Argentina Transportation 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

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